Health, Safety & Environment

Public Capital , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Shale Plays

Permian Operator Diamondback Energy to End Routine Flaring by 2025

Diamondback Energy reduced flared volumes on its position in the Permian Basin by approximately 58% from 2019 to 2020, the company said.

September 24, 2021

Legislation , Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment

Regulators Issue Standards to Prevent Another Texas Grid Freeze

The freeze left 4.5 million without power over several days in the state, killing more than 100 people.

September 24, 2021

Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment , Pipelines

Tribes Say Dakota Access Oil Pipeline's Environmental Review is Biased

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia revoked a key environmental permit for the largest pipeline out of the North Dakota oil basin last year and ordered the study.

September 22, 2021

Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Shale Plays , Pipelines

Dakota Access Pipeline Asks US Supreme Court to Scrap Environmental Study Order

Energy Transfer, which operates the 570,000 bbl/d pipeline out of the Bakken shale basin, has said Dakota Access is safe.

September 21, 2021

Health, Safety & Environment , Energy Transition , Pressure Pumping

Tech Trends (Week of Sept. 20, 2021)

This weekly section highlights the latest upstream technologies designed to improve efficiencies.

September 20, 2021

Public Capital , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Energy Transition , Shale Plays

Major US Shale Producer Pioneer Natural Resources Sets Net-zero Target

Pioneer Natural Resources on Sept. 15 adopted a net-zero ambition by 2050 for both Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions that the U.S. shale producer says builds on many key initiatives already underway.

September 15, 2021

Business , Health, Safety & Environment , Energy Transition , Shale Plays , Technology

Liberty CEO Chris Wright Clears Up Oil and Gas Misconceptions

In this exclusive interview, Chris Wright, CEO of Liberty Oilfield Services, shares details from the company’s inaugural ESG report plus the campaign to increase awareness of the benefits of oil and gas that went viral.

September 1, 2021

Business , Health, Safety & Environment , Technology

Energy ESG Spotlight: Assessing the Origin and Fate of Bio-based Products

Biopolymer-based products can help oil and gas companies achieve ESG goals through socially responsible production.

August 30, 2021

Business , Health, Safety & Environment

U.S. Energy Development Earns Certification for ESG Initiative

By issuing this certification of achievement for its environmental management system, U.S. Energy Development confirms, via a third-party audit, that they are in accordance with the requirements of ISO 14001:2015.

August 27, 2021

Field Development , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Energy Transition

BHP Urged to Run Down Not Sell Its Fossil Fuel Assets

Shareholder activist group says sale risks net zero emissions commitments.

August 12, 2021